P. Barry Butler

P. Barry Butler

Executive Vice President and Provost The University of Iowa

(319) 335-3565
111 Jessup Hall
Joined the College of Engineering: 
1984
Education: 
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1984.
M.S., Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981.
B.S., Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1979.
Special Fields of Knowledge: 
Thermophysics of condensed-phase energetic materials; multiphase reactive flow; shock physics; thermodynamics of reactive processes.
Present Research Interests: 
Ignition phenomena in energetic materials; real-gas thermochemical processes; reaction in supercritical water medium; detonation of gas and condensed-phase media.
Active Scientific and Professional Society Memberships: 
Associate Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics; Member, The Combustion Institute; American Society for Engineering Education; Society of Automotive Engineers; American Society of Mechanical Engineers; American Wind Energy Association.